Karelian

noun
Ka·​re·​lian | \ kə-ˈrē-lē-ən How to pronounce Karelian (audio) , -ˈrēl-yən \

Definition of Karelian

1 : a native or inhabitant of Karelia
2 : the Finno-Ugric language of the Karelians

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Karelian adjective

First Known Use of Karelian

1854, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Karelian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Karelian. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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